KEITH PHILLIP ALGUIRE
Peacefully in his sleep, Keith Phillip Alguire, the beloved husband of Cheryl Alguire (née Farnel) passed away on October 15, 2020 at Winnipeg Health Sciences Center, at the age of 72 years.
Keith was predeceased by his parents Victor & Martha Alguire nee Burrell as well as his four sisters Nina, Coral, Viva and Etta. Keith leaves behind, his loving wife of 50 years Cheryl, and their three children; Sheila (Richard), Vicki (Steve), David (Kristine). six Grandchildren; Christine Alguire (Brock), Jessica Robert (Jerry), Ethan and Graham Wild, Seth & Leland Alguire. As well as four great-grandchildren; Joshua, Jared, Riley, and Lucas.
Keith was born March 18, 1948 in Flin Flon, Manitoba. At age seven, his family relocated to Redcliff, Alberta where he resided until moving to Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1967. Only a short time after moving to Winnipeg Keith met the love of his life Cheryl. On June 27, 1970 they were married and not long after their first child Sheila was born followed by Vicki in May 1973 and David in March of 1978.
In 1969, Keith started his apprenticeship with the Canadian National Railway he went on to obtain his Red Seal Certificate as a Railway Machinist in 1973. During these 4 years he made multiple life long friends. Keith continued to work extremely hard at the CNR and was able to take early retirement at age 48, which allowed him a wonderful 24 relaxing years with family and friends.
Keith was a kind and loving Husband, Dad, Papa and friend. His family was the joy of his life and he would do anything for them. There were many things Keith enjoyed such as a good party, Molson Dry, music and records, long walks and reading. He was always willing to care for his kids and grandkids but not until after the diaper stage was over, of course.
Cremation has taken place and a graveside ceremony will be held on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 2:00pm at Rossendale Cemetery, A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date, to honor Keith.
The family would like to thank Dr. Lindsay Torbiak, the nurses & staff on Ward 4GD at HSC for their care and compassion during his final days.
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